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Roger makes winning start

06.11.2012 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger opened his quest for a seventh season-ending tour title, looking like the man to beat again. The Champ lost only eight points on his serve under the roof of the O2 Arena while converting four of his nine break points in the event that features the top eight players in the world and going on to win 6-3,6-1."I still had some little things I had to work through the last couple of days. Really since yesterday, I feel fine," Roger said."It's my third trip to London this year. The other two were pretty good and I hope something similar is going to happen this week. It’s a great atmosphere, I’m happy I played so well because Janko’s a great player also. I had a great year and great summer, I gave everything I had and it worked. It was a great season but its not over yet - I hope I can keep it up here. There are many things I cannot achieve any more as I cant go back in time, I’m happy with how my career has gone. You only have one chance and I think I am making the most out of it but hopefully I have more left in the tank".

Roger had won all five of his previous meetings with Tipsarevic and, with the Serb having no impact on his opponent's serve, the first set was over in 30 minutes.Tipsarevic staved off two break points in the third game of the second set, but Roger kept dictating play from the baseline and he finally induced a miscued forehand from the Serb to break for a 2-1 lead.Scenting blood, our Champ delivered the killer blow with a blazing forehand for another break that ended any hopes of a Tipsarevic revival.The 31-year-old already has a record six titles in this season-ending event after winning the tournament for the last two years and he looks in the mood to complete a hat-trick on the evidence of this emphatic Group B victory over the Serbian eighth seed in just one hour and eight minutes.

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11/06/2012 | 08:27 PM
Very good match Roger!Congratulations and good luck in the mext match!Come on MAESTRO!GOD BE WITH YOU!
11/06/2012 | 08:18 PM
Great match today Rog! Might I add that I am absolutely loving you outfit . .. and OMG those shoes!! I need to get myself a pair ! Good Luck next match!
11/06/2012 | 08:16 PM
WoooooooooW Roger You Were Awesome Today :D Amazing Performance and Concentration ,, Keep It Up Maestro And Good Luck In Your Next Round :D Love You And With You Forever :D
11/06/2012 | 08:03 PM
well played Roger, was so great to see you today & also, just a minute back, saw this funny interview of yours, ha ha, your smile & laughter is our life.


god bless you, love you <3.
11/06/2012 | 07:52 PM
WOW!!!!!! What an amazing match, roger!!!!!

Well done!!!!
11/06/2012 | 07:20 PM
The first has already been, and congratulations was a victory very concistente. Come to the next.
And do not forget estmos together, cheering.
11/06/2012 | 06:42 PM
Great stuff Rog, first strike tennis is alive and well and at the O2!!! Lovely watch, great to see you hitting so well. Keep up the good work, and lots and lots of love and very best wishes to you and all your team and loved ones. GO ROGER!! xxxxx
11/06/2012 | 06:29 PM
Fantastic win Roger Champ! That was quite an entry to the WTF !
Keep going at the same pace and strength !
11/06/2012 | 06:20 PM
Congrats on the great win today. Keep playing like that and you will win it all.I love the purple shirt. Wishing you the best.
11/06/2012 | 06:10 PM
Hi Roger congratulations on a great start to the round robin finals. I think it was an excellent decision to miss Paris and have some time to heal various ailments!

Have a great championship in London - rooting for you all the way!

best wishes to you and your family

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